Bhrisha, Bhṛśa, Bhṛśā: 12 definitions


Bhrisha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

The Sanskrit terms Bhṛśa and Bhṛśā can be transliterated into English as Bhrsa or Bhrisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Bhṛśa (भृश).—To be worshipped in house-building, with fish.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 253. 24; 268. 12.

2) Bhṛśā (भृशा).—A queen of Uśīnara and mother of Nṛga.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 16-17.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Bhṛśa (भृश):—Excessive

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhṛśa (भृश).—a. (compar. bhraśīyas, superl. bhraśiṣṭha)

1) Strong, powerful, mighty, intense, excessive, very much.

2) Frequent.

-śam ind.

1) Much, very much, exceedingly, intensely, violently, excessively, in a high degree, greatly; तमवेक्ष्य रुरोद सा भृशम् (tamavekṣya ruroda sā bhṛśam) Ku.4.26; रघुर्भृशं वक्षसि तेन ताडितः (raghurbhṛśaṃ vakṣasi tena tāḍitaḥ) R.3.61; चुकोप तस्मै स भृशम् (cukopa tasmai sa bhṛśam) 3.56; Ms.7.17; Ṛs.1.11.

2) Often, repeatedly.

3) In a better or superior manner.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛśa (भृश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) Much, exceeding. n. Adv.

(-śaṃ) Much exceedingly. Ind. (bhṛśam) 1. Much. 2. Eminently, superiorly, better. 3. Repeatedly. 4. Beautifully. E. bhṛś to fall, aff. kṛ .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛśa (भृश).— (perhaps akin to bhraṃś), I. adj., comparat. bhraśīyaṃs, superl. bhraśiṣṭha, Much, exceeding. Ii. ºśam, adv. 1. Much, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 188. 2. Exceedingly, violently, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 183. 3. Superiority, better. 4. Repeatedly, often, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 13. 5. Beautifully. 6. Quickly, Chr. 7, 13; 25, 15. 7. In the beginning of comp. bhṛśa-, e. g. Chr. 31, 16.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛśa (भृश).—[adjective] powerful, strong, intense, exceeding, mostly °— or [neuter] [adverb]; [abstract] [feminine]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhṛśa (भृश):—[from bhṛś] mfn. (perhaps the original meaning may be ‘falling heavily’ cf.bhraś) strong, vehement, mighty, powerful, frequent, abundant (often [in the beginning of a compound] cf. below; rarely as an independent word; cf. subhṛta), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] [in the beginning of a compound] and (am ind.) strongly, violently, vehemently, excessively, greatly, very much, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] harshly, severely, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad]

4) [v.s. ...] quickly, without hesitation, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] often, frequently, [Rāmāyaṇa]

6) [v.s. ...] eminently, in a superior manner, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] m. a [particular] tutelary deity, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhṛśa (भृश):—(śaṃ) 1. n. Much, exceedingly, repeatedly. a. Much, eminent.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhṛśa (भृश) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhisa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhrisha in German

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhṛśa (ಭೃಶ):—[adjective] strong; vehement; mighty; powerful.

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Bhṛśa (ಭೃಶ):—

1) [noun] the quality or condition of being strong, vehement, mighty or powerful.

2) [noun] the condition of having (something) abundantly; abundance; plentifulness.

3) [noun] mental suffering caused by loss, disappointment, etc.; sadness, grief; sorrow.

4) [noun] a ritualistic declaration, typically based on an appeal to a god or to some revered person or object, that one will speak the truth, keep a promise, remain faithful, etc.; an oath.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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